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Weather Alert: Philippines (Manilla)

Location:   The Philippines



Event:   Typhoon Kammuri (local name Tisoy) is forecast to make landfall over Catanduanes, Albay, or Sorsogon the evening of Monday, December 2 to early morning, Tuesday, December 3 and track westward.  Residents of the affected storm path may experience strong winds and heavy rains, with possible flooding, landslides, and dangerous driving conditions, on Tuesday, December 3 through Wednesday, December 4.   

 
Actions to Take:

  •      Avoid travel to typhoon affected areas until the storm has departed the Philippines.
  •      Monitor local media for updates.
  •      Notify friends and family of your safety.
  •      Review your personal security plans.
  •      Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  •      Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  •      Seek secure shelter in heavy wind and rain.
  •      Monitor the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration website at http://bagong.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/.

Assistance:

·        U.S. Embassy in the Philippines 
    +63 (2) 5301-2000

·         Email:  ACSInfoManila@state.gov

·         State Department – Consular Affairs 
     888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

·         Philippines Country Information

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